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Bishop Williams greets a well-wisher (Mazur/catholicnews.org.uk)

Bishop Alan Williams looks forward to serving ‘big, busy and diverse’ diocese

Bishop-elect Alan Williams (Bishops Conference of England and Wales)

Fr Williams will be the seventh Bishop of Brentwood

Bishop McMahon, left, at the ordination Mass of Fr Keith Newton, Fr Andrew Burnham and Fr John Broadhurst (Photo: Mazur)

Bishop McMahon of Brentwood puts plans on hold in anticipation of seven new priests entering the ordinariate

Fr Keith Newton is still very cautious about predicting the size of the ordinariate

By the end of the year, the number of parish groups will be more than double the number predicted